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How to Recover from a Strained Neck

How to Recover from a Strained Neck

by Dan Hinckley on May 26, 2020 0

We all know the feeling of waking up one morning with pain in our neck. It can make even the most everyday experiences like cooking, driving, or using a computer incredibly difficult. Sometimes our neck feels sore, with a dull ache, and sometimes we experience a shooting pain in our neck that just won’t go […]

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How to Recover From a Broken Finger

How to Recover From a Broken Finger

by Dan Hinckley on May 26, 2020 0

We use our fingers for every essential function under the sun like writing, typing, holding/ carrying objects, cooking, bathing, texting, among a million other functions; therefore, a broken finger can feel extremely inhibiting for day-to-day activities. Once you suspect your finger might be broken, it’s important to know how you can stabilize the injury, minimize […]

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How to Recover From a Sprained Shoulder

How to Recover From a Sprained Shoulder

by Dan Hinckley on May 20, 2020 0

A sprained shoulder can be a long and drawn-out injury to deal with as you are forced to use your shoulder for so much everyday movement. The trick is to understand what your shoulder needs to recover and providing it with time for rest and healing. To do this, you’ll need to know how it […]

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How to Recover From a Pulled Groin

How to Recover From a Pulled Groin

by Dan Hinckley on May 20, 2020 0

A strained groin or a pulled groin is an injury resulting from too much stress to the inner thigh muscles or groin muscles. When these muscles — the adductor muscles —  are tensed forcefully from running, jumping, or similar physical activities, they can be overstretched or even torn.  This can be a painful injury that […]

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How to Quickly Recover From a Sprained Ankle

How to Quickly Recover From a Sprained Ankle

by Dan Hinckley on May 08, 2020 0

Sprained ankles are painful, but they’re not at all uncommon. In fact, over 3 million Americans each year experience this condition. An ankle sprain occurs when a person’s foot rolls inward or outward at an unnatural angle. The ankle joint has several tough bands of tissue called ligaments which connect bones and cartilages to one […]

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Best Post-Workout Furniture

Best Post-Workout Furniture

by Dan Hinckley on Jul 18, 2017 1

You’ve hit the gym, you’re feelin’ good, and now it’s time to go home and take a load off. I don’t know about you, but when I workout I sweat, a lot. When I come home after the gym, I need furniture that I’m not going to stick to or stink up with the natural […]

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Running Rehab

Running Rehab

by Dan Hinckley on Jun 17, 2015 0

One of the best (and healthiest) ways to you can rehab an alcohol addiction is by running. There are numerous health benefits to running, but running to work off an addiction can be extra advantageous for your health. Running normally can raise levels of good cholesterol, strengthen lung function, bones, hearts, boost immune systems, and […]

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A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

by Dan Hinckley on Apr 07, 2014 1

As a busy professional and active guy, I’ve relied on FiveFingers for years to take care of my feet when I work out. As most of us in the minimalist community know, they’re breathable, flexible, and comfortable. They help strengthen all the muscles in my lower body and improve my form when I run. They […]

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Running and Alcohol

Running and Alcohol

by Dan Hinckley on Jan 22, 2014 0

Drinking and running may not cause high-speed fatalities and you most likely won’t have to call a drunk driving lawyer if you get into trouble for it. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t negative consequences involved with drinking and running. Now to be clear, I’m not talking about taking a few shots and then running […]

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Nutrition and Running

Nutrition and Running

by Dan Hinckley on Apr 08, 2013 0

Most every runner knows that the right nutrition is one of the most important pars of training. If you don’t eat enough before a run, you won’t have the energy to finish, and eating too much can lead to bad cramping. Nutritional needs even extend after a run when our bodies need to rest and […]

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